Rock


Upstarts: Hex update riot grrrl sound

Young band also challenges dismissive sound people

Matiu: Close to His Tribe

Innu artist offers his raw, uninhibited writing style

Partner perform “Play the Field” at SOCAN office

Winning song in 2018 SOCAN Songwriting Prize

How does Dan Mangan write his songs?

Effect of fatherhood, value of vulnerability

Matt Mays – Seeing double

With acoustic twin of “broken-hearted party-rock” album

Wild Rivers: Succeeding on Spotify

With their self-described “folk 'n’ roll and country sou...

Decision-Makers: Alan Cross

A day in the crazy-busy life of longtime broadcaster

New “Old Direction” for Dennis Ellsworth

A ‘90s rock vibe album, then more focus on songwriting

How does Partner write their songs?

SOCAN Songwriting Prize Winners discusses their process

In the spotlight: grandson

Jordan Benjamin is angry, and he wants you to hear it

Upstarts: The Discarded

Family band’s teen sons garage-rock the house

Les Hôtesses d’Hilaire: Everybody has their price

Band pokes fun at fragile egos of music world

”Morning Dew” to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Bonnie Dobson will perform it at 2018 Mariposa Folk Festival

In the Spotlight: FRIGS

Exploring tension, unifying disparate recordings

Grimskunk: Healthy, Necessary Rage

Band launches ninth album, just shy of 30th anniversary

In the Spotlight: Michael Rault

Trying to write songs as good as classic rock

Lydia Képinski deciphers Premier Juin

She sings about love and death with stunning poetry

Simon Kingsbury: In Simon’s Head

Artist faces his demons on Plaza

Suuns: The Mixtape Spirit

With Felt album, Montréal quartet takes a new turn

Rémi Chassé: Digging his Rock

“I’ll have succeeded when I’m the one people think of,...